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New Vision Foundation


To create a pathway to success by motivating disadvantaged youth in Minnesota and the developing world through digital literacy, engage responsible companies in IT philanthropy, and inspire progress toward global sustainable development.


Coding Classes: Classes to help participants increase skills in coding, digital literacy, data-driven decision making and critical thinking.

Internship Opportunities: Collaborate with various internship programs to secure IT internships for program participants in mid- to large-size companies in the Twin Cities.

Mentorship Opportunities: Coordinate with institutions of higher education to provide each participant with a mentor who provides guidance on life and career choices.

E-pal Program: Create digital collaborations between local participants and peers in New Vision Foundations programs in East Africa to facilitate cross-cultural communication and learning.

Capacity Building Priorities:

  • Strategic planning
  • Expansion strategies
  • Earned revenue
  • Marketing

Founder and Executive Director
Hussein Farah

SVP Lead Partner
Steve VanTassel